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Mr. Bennie Legree Wise

February 12, 1925 ~ February 7, 2020 (age 94)

Obituary

Mr. Bennie Legree Wise, 94, of Beauregard, passed away peacefully, Friday, February 7, 2020 at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika. He was born February 12, 1925 in Tallapoosa County to Perry and Pearl Wise. He worked at West Point Pepperell Manufacturing Company for more than 30 years. He loved raising cows and chickens and his favorite pastime was his love of fishing. Many people fondley remember him as their school bus driver at Beauregard.

He was a longtime member and deacon of Oak Ridge Church in Dadeville.

Mr. Wise was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Jesse Strong Wise; daughter, Frecia Gayle; stepson; Steven Moore; granddaughter, Paige Palfrey; two brothers: Perry Jr., and George Wise, along with his sister Ruth Mann.

Mr. Wise is survived by his children: Benny Wise (Debbie) of Opelika, Evelyn Kane of Dadeville, Betty Cantrell of Dadeville, David Wise (Debbie) of Valley; stepsons: Melvin Moore (Shelia) of Waverly, and Joe Moore (Brenda) of Dadeville; sisters: Ruby Mann, and Becky Ewing both of Dadeville; along with 11 grandchildren, and 13 great grandchildren.

Visitation will be 1:00pm until 2:00pm Monday, February 10, 2020 at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home, with funeral service beginning at 2:00pm at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home.

The family would like to thank all the staff at Arbor Springs Health and Rehab for their loving care.

Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home and Crematory directing.

www.jeffcoattrant.com

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Services

Visitation
Monday
February 10, 2020

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Jeffcoat Trant Funeral Home
1500 Frederick Road
Opelika, AL 36801

Funeral Service
Monday
February 10, 2020

2:00 PM
Jeffcoat Trant Funeral Home
1500 Frederick Road
Opelika, AL 36801

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